Re: [SystemSafety] Software reliability

From: Eliop < >
Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2015 13:28:22 +0100


Bacteria / archaea. Their software is about 4 000 000 000 years old, and it is still ticking... even in our own cells (with some improvements :-)

2015-03-13 13:01 GMT+01:00 E. Douglas Jensen <jensen_at_xxxxxx

> The B-52 was born in 1952 and is expected to remain in service into the
> 2040’s. It has undergone extensive upgrades including a major one in 2013
> that involved a lot of electronics and software, but it wouldn’t surprise
> me if there are still bits of 1950’s software remaining in the 78 B-52H
> aircraft still operational.
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> *From:* systemsafety-bounces_at_xxxxxx > systemsafety-bounces_at_xxxxxx > Thomas
> *Sent:* Friday, March 13, 2015 7:40 AM
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> How about the flight data processing software, NAS? Parts of it date from
> the 1960s, I think.
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> Martyn
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> On 13/03/2015 11:09, Matthew Squair wrote:
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> An alternative question would be what's the oldest piece of software we
> know of that's still running?
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> Open question to the list
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> Matthew Squair
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